Newcastle United, Everton and Fulham are unwilling to pay €15 million to land Marseille star Bamba Dieng.
Chelsea could offer out of favour striker Michy Batshuayi in their bid to sign Everton prodigy Anthony Gordon.
Manchester United are reportedly prepared to let promising midfielder James Garner leave on a permanent deal amid interest from Leeds and Everton.
Merseyside giants Everton are reportedly intensifying their efforts to secure the services of 26-year-old Southampton striker Che Adams this summer.
Chelsea are reportedly weighing up offering their fringe stars to Everton in a swap deal to land Anthony Gordon after Everton rejected their £40 million bid.
Everton have rejected a £40 million bid from Chelsea for Anthony Gordon, with the Toffees keen on keeping hold of the £50 million-rated youngster.
Everton are reportedly interested in Villarreal prospect Nicolas Jackson as Frank Lampard ramps up efforts to bring in an attacker.
Danny Ings and Emiliano Buendia provided the spark to get Aston Villa's season going despite a late rally from Everton.
Everton are plotting a late move for Neal Maupay, who might not play again for Brighton
Everton are confident of signing Wolverhampton Wanderers star Morgan Gibbs-White this summer.